The Berkshire Community Cheder is launching a new class for younger children, starting after half term. If you have a child aged between 3 and 6, this is the perfect moment to enrol. Let us help your child to get the most of his/her Jewish identity. Contact Rebbetzin Shira.
Remember Remember….. Thursday 5th November. Fireworks and bonfire at Rabbi Zvi's at 7:00pm. £5 contribution. Light food and refreshments.
Our next Oneg Shabbat will be on Friday evening 6 November at JCoB Central. Come early to light candles at 4:14pm or arrive later for Kaballat Shabbat at 6:00pm followed by dinner. RSVP. As with all JCoB meals, students eat for free!
The Berkshire Women’s Rosh Chodesh group will be meeting again at 8pm on 11 November and the topical topic will be the Festival of Lights – Chanukah. For more information, please contact Rebbetzin Shira.
The UK Jewish Film Festival returns from 7th-22nd November with a packed 2 week festival programme of powerful, inspiring and moving films, featuring outstanding new talent at home and abroad, aiming to reflect and share a greater understanding of Jewish life and culture, dispelling prejudice and fighting racism and anti-Semitism. For more information, go to www.ukjewishfilm.org
RHC are hosting a special Shabbat morning event on Saturday 14 November. Rabbi Geoffrey Shisler will lead the service on Shabbat morning at Goldsmid Rd, followed by a kiddush, lunch, and an 'Ask The Rabbi' Session. To book your place for lunch (only £5 per head) email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JCoB invites you to a special Shabbat afternoon of songs, stories (and a little bit of food) on Saturday 14 November. Minchah 3:30pm followed by Seudah Shlishit and havdallah (at around 5:15pm). Bring your own song or story to share or just come, listen, and enjoy. If you would like to sponsor this or a similar event, please contact Rebbetzin Shira.
Thank you to Mike and Liz Jacobs for sponsoring the kiddush for Shabbat UK (24 October). Our next Saturday morning service will be on 21 November. As usual, lunch is available for a £5 donation (or free for students).
Ashley Blaker, the UK’s only charedi stand-up comedian, is coming to Reading. Monday 7 December, 7:30pm at Reading Hebrew Congregation (Goldsmid Rd). For tickets and more information, go tohttps://billetto.co.uk/en/events/ashley-blaker-reading.
Don’t miss the Berkshire annual Family Chanukah Party. Sunday 13 December, 3:30pm – 6:30pm. Chanukah crafts followed by food, dreidel spinning, and other fun. Venue TBC. Suggested donation £5 / person. Please let Rebbetzin Shira know if you wish to attend.
Thanks to a generous donation, there is currently no charge for children, students or low income adults attending meals at JCoB Central.
For working adults, standard donations are: Dinners £15 Fancy lunches £10. Light lunches £5.
We welcome your sponsorship so that we can continue to offer hospitality.
KOSHER FOOD NEWS
JustKosher.com will deliver to Reading on Sunday 8 November. Contact Rebbetzin Shira if you require any items.
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